Chickasaw citizens pursuing higher education from accredited institutions are eligible to receive various grants and scholarships to assist with the cost of tuition, books and fees.
A general scholarship is available to Chickasaw students who take three or more credit hours each term and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Awards are based on enrollment and classification, and an incentive is available based on GPA.
Governor's, Lt. Governor's and Legislator's Scholarship
These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors (awarded one time only). Students who have a GPA of 3.85 or higher, or who have been selected as class valedictorian or salutatorian are eligible. High school transcript is due September 1.
Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes Johnson-O'Malley Scholarship
Each year the Chickasaw Nation awards this scholarship to one male and one female graduating high school senior (awarded one time only). The students must be attending a school with a JOM program, within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation and a 500-word essay. Deadline is September 1.